Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited – Established in 2010, Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited is a management consulting firm committed to transforming Africa’s agriculture and nutrition landscape. Sahel partners with government agencies, private sector companies, and leading international development organizations to conduct in depth market research on key value chains, analyze and shape policies, develop strategies, launch innovative businesses and ecosystem solutions, organize convenings and provide training programs that promote sustainable agricultural development across Africa

Through our subsidiary non-profit, Africa Food Changemakers (AFC) Hub, we enable African agripreneurs (Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs)) to start and scale resilient and sustainable agribusinesses that nourish Africa and the world. AFC is committed to changing global narratives about Africa by celebrating Africa’s contributions to the global food ecosystem, showcasing Africa’s innovations and cooking methods, amplifying and scaling proudly African food and beverage brands, and ensuring that more people globally experience the diversity and richness of the continent’s gastronomic heritage and exciting future.

Job Position: Communications Officer

Job Location: Abuja (FCT)

Job Description

  1. We believe that communicating clear messages on social media is one of the most crucial steps to establishing our organization’s image and telling a more balanced story about food and agriculture in Africa from an African perspective. We are looking for a Communications officer with a strong voice and personality to engage our followers/subscribers in thoughtful conversations about the latest news/trends in Food and Agriculture on the African continent.
  2. The ideal candidate will have experience hosting a podcast/radio show, running and managing a YouTube channel, developing a social media content calendar, videography, conducting interviews, and editing video and audio.
  3. He or she will be a quick thinker with the ability to keep a conversation flowing.
  4. The communications officer will be responsible for researching and booking guests for the podcasts, as well as drafting transcripts and interview questions for each episode.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Research and develop engaging content for each episode of the podcast/YouTube channel, in alignment with the channel’s format and target audience
  2. Write and record a script for each episode, including intro and outro segments, as well as any other necessary copy
  3. Edit and mix audio for each episode, ensuring a high level of quality and sound consistency
  4. Book and interview guests for each episode, conducting pre-interview research to ensure a smooth and informative conversation
  5. Host each episode live, keeping the conversation on track and within the allotted time frame
  6. Promote each episode across social media and other channels, using creative marketing strategies to reach new listeners
  7. Engage with listeners/subscribers on social media (especially YouTube) and other platforms, responding to comments and questions in a timely and professional manner
  8. Monitor follower/subscriber feedback and use it to inform future content decisions
  9. Stay up-to-date on industry news and trends, incorporating relevant information into episodes as needed
  10. Collaborate with the communications team to brainstorm new ideas and formats for the podcasts and YouTube channels
  11. Manage all aspects of content production, from scheduling to post-episode analysis
  12. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree qualification with at least 1 year work experience.

Application Deadline
23rd December, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] with “Communications Officer” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Due to a high volume of applicants, please understand that we can contact only those who meet the minimum qualifications.

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